Problems in anal area

The rectum is the last part of the large intestine where stools are stored, before they are expelled from the anus with the function of defecation. The problems in this area are very often, but most of people usually ignore them and take them time to ask for help by the doctor because these problems are related to a sensitive area. Fortunately, for the most of these problems there are treatments, especially when there is early and correct diagnosis. It should be remembered that you should never ignore pain or blood appearance in this area. The doctor is the only one that can correctly estimate the possible symptoms.

The diseases that appear in the rectum and the anus are:

  • Hemorrhoids
  • Anal fissure
  • Perirectal abscess
  • Anal fistula
  • Genital wart
  • Anal cancer